Here is an attractive geometry problem that doesn’t require much angle chasing. A friend posed this problem to me, although I believe the original source was from somewhere on Brilliant.org (the problem may have been slightly adapted). 193 more words

## Tags » Pythagoras

#### Pythagoras, Bean Counters and Natural Capital

*“have nothing to do with the bean.”*

We are all familar with Pythagoras who discovered that, for a triangle, the square of the hypotenuse is the sum of the squares of tte opposite sides. 550 more words

#### Bukti Geometris bahwa √2 Irasional

*Bilangan irasional* √2 telah dikenal oleh Pythagoras dan para muridnya, sejak abad ke-5 SM. Bukti klasik yang mengesahkan statusnya sebagai bilangan irasional berbunyi sebagai berikut: Andaikan √2 rasional, yakni terdapat bilangan asli… 309 more words

#### Oh Pythagoras

“You shall be a deathless god,

immortal, no longer subject to death.”

– From the ‘Golden Verses of Pythagoras’

What has changed

Since our ancient… 34 more words

#### Chapter 15 (Oblivion)

One day, a man named Cylon wanted to join the school. Cylon was a nobleman in Croton. He was rich and had high family reputation in Croton but he was cruel, brutal and tyrant. 604 more words

#### Pythagoras and the Square Root of 2

Pythagoras of Samos (569-500 BCE) was an actual person, but was also the founder of the *Pythagoreans*. He was a political figure and a mystic. 597 more words